Sanji’s Original Voice Actor Loved the One Piece Live Action So Much that He Introduced Himself as Taz Skylar

Sanji's Voice Actor Hiroaki Hirata Jokingly introduces himself as Taz Skylar from One Piece Live-Action series.

Sanji’s Original Voice Actor Loved the One Piece Live Action So Much that He Introduced Himself as Taz Skylar

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  • The One Piece Live-Action series' enduring character Sanji, played by Taz Skylar, has garnered positive feedback from fans.
  • Sanji's voice actor in the One Piece anime, Hiroaki Hirata, joked that he was Skylar from the Live-Action series because Skylar's portrayal of Sanji was so well-liked.
  • The voice actor for Sanji since the start of the show is Hiroaki Hirata, who has a long history with the One Piece franchise.
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Fans have responded favorably to Taz Skylar, who portrayed the enduring character Sanji in the One Piece Live-Action series, and he swiftly rose to the top of the cast list. Skylar had to work under a great deal of pressure while filming the One Piece manga series by Eiichiro Oda.

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To achieve the ideal scenes, there were undoubtedly some difficult tasks that needed to be completed. In addition to honing his kicks, and the physical attacks that made Sanji famous in the first anime series, Skylar also developed his cooking abilities.

Taz Skylar as Sanji in One Piece live-action
Taz Skylar as Sanji in One Piece live-action

Skylar was loved so much for the role of Sanji that the voice actor of Sanji in the One Piece anime Hiroaki Hirata jokingly almost introduced himself as Skylar from the Live-Action series.

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Sanji’s Voice Actor Hiroaki Hirata

Hirata is a Japanese performer, voice actor, and narrator. His most well-known role is that of Vinsmoke Sanji’s voice actor in One Piece. Sha Gojyo in Saiyuki, Kotetsu T. Kaburagi in Tiger & Bunny, Klein in Sword Art Online, Vergil in the Devil May Cry series, Mutta Nanba in Space Brothers, Leomon in Digimon Adventure, George Kodama in Kaze no Yojimbo, and Mr. Kondo in After the Rain are some of his other well-known roles.

Sanji's Voice Actor - Hiroaki Hirata
Sanji’s Voice Actor – Hiroaki Hirata

In addition, he has experience working in animation and dubbing for numerous Western films. He also serves as Johnny Depp, Matt Damon, Noah Wyle, and Matt LeBlanc’s official Japanese dub-over artist. He has also established Hirata Production in Japan.

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Hirata recently in an interview jokingly almost introduced himself as Skylar, showing his love for the role he played as Sanji in the immensely successful One Piece live-action season 1.

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Hiroaki Hirata Introduced Himself as Taz Skylar

Hirata has been Sanji’s voice actor since the beginning of the series and has been associated with the One Piece series for a long time. Fans adore him and love his role as Sanji, the kind, calm, cool, and funny cook of the straw hat pirates in One Piece. Just like Sanji, Hirata is also charming and funny and fans have been following him since the beginning.

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Sanji in One Piece
Taz Skylar as Sanji in One Piece

In a recent interview posted on X(Twitter), he was seen jokingly calling himself Skylar, the actor who portrays the role of Sanji in One Piece live-action series Season 1. This showed fans that Hirata has been following Skylar and is a fan of his work. Hirata is also the one who dubbed the Japanese version of One Piece live-action showing the authenticity of the series.

Skylar’s performance in One Piece live-action was truly commendable as he was the only artist who had to learn his character’s moves from the start because of which he had to train an extra eight hours. This shows his dedication to the role and fans can’t wait to see him in season 2.

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Source: X(Twitter)

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